SOME MISUNDERSTOOD ENGLISH WORDS
1. Continual: with some occasional breaks, going with broken and interrupted pace
E.g This place enjoys continual rain. (with some fair weather in between)
Continuous: unbroken and uninterrupted
E.g There was a continuous warfare. (with no cessation of fighting)
2. Effect: noun
E.g It will have a serious effect on us.
E.g Intense pain will affect her performance.
3. Besides: in addition, moreover
E.g What will you have besides orange juice for your breakfast.
Beside: next to, along side of
E.g Sit beside me and not too far.
4. Persecute: to torment and torture someone
E.g Hitler’s men persecuted many Jews in gas chambers.
Prosecute: to file or start a case against someone
E.g People breaking the law must be prosecuted.
5. Allude: indirect and unspecific reference by suggesting or implicating something
E.g By showing his fear of starting any business, Ramesh is alluding to his incapacity to invest in the new venture started by his close friend Ravi.
Refer: distinct and specific point or suggestion
E.g Whenever he says something he always refer to quotes of Gurbani